The determination of primary school first year students' phonological awareness skills

Erdogan T., ERDOĞAN Ö.

2nd World Conference on Educational Sciences (WCES-2010), İstanbul, Turkey, 4 - 08 February 2010, vol.2, pp.532-536 identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 2
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2010.03.058
  • City: İstanbul
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.532-536
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: No


The purpose of this study is to determine the phonological awareness skills of students starting the first year at primary school. In the study, descriptive model was used as the aim of the study is to present the current situation as it is. The study was carried out with 276 students who started first year at two primary schools and received preschool education in Ankara in 2008-2009 educational year. In the collection, analysis and interpretation of the data obtained in the study, quantitative research method was used. In the study, "Yangin, Erdogan and Erdogan Phonological Awareness Scale" was used to determine the phonological awareness skills of the students. The results of the study indicated that the points students got from phonological awareness skill scale dimension and in total were at medium level. (C) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.